Much of Europe has experienced an icy winter, as snow-fall sees towns and cities turned to breathtaking winter wonderlands.
Snow covers the roofs of the so-called “Alter Flecken” (old spot), the historic core of downtown Freudenberg with its half-timbered houses from the 17th century in the heart of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia near the city of Siegen, Germany, December 16, 2018. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
Deers are seen in the snow-covered landscape near Klosters, Switzerland January 15 2019. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
A child stands near the Peace Bell at the Fichtelberg in the Ore Mountains in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, January 25, 2019. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
People stand in front of a snow-covered forest in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, January 24, 2019. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
Members of the Dolphin winter swimming club swim in the icy waters of the Yenisei River during their weekly bathing session, with the air temperature at about minus 28 degrees Celsius, in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk, Russia February 8, 2019. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
A person cycles over the Clifton Suspension Bridge and Avon Gorge in Bristol during snowfall in southwest Britain, February 1, 2019. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Toby Melville